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O'Donnell, Vivian; Arriagada, Paula – Statistics Canada, 2019
Among people who leave high school prior to completion, many return to schooling as adults. High school equivalency programs (such as a General Educational Development or Adult Basic Education program) gives them the opportunity to go back and complete high school requirements. Using data from the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey--a national survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Nonreservation American Indians, High School Equivalency Programs
Arriagada, Paula; Hango, Darcy – Statistics Canada, 2016
Existing research shows that higher cognitive skills, such as literacy and numeracy, are associated with greater labour force participation and higher earnings, as well as a positive relationship with self-reported health status. However, this research has not focused specifically on the Aboriginal population in Canada. This article examines the…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Literacy, Numeracy, Nonreservation American Indians